The Complete Idiot's Guide to Classical Mythology

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Penguin, 1998 - Social Science - 406 pages
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You're no idiot, of course. You can find Greece on a map, know that Kevin Sorbo stars as Hercules on TV, and have heard of Freud's Oedipus theory. But when it comes to classical mythology, you feel like you've been foiled by the gods. Don't curse Zeus yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Classical Mythology has all you need for a working knowledge of the timeless world of Greek and Roman myths. In this complete Idiot's Guide, you get:

  

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Contents

Section 1
267
Section 2
269
Section 3
287
Section 4
299
Section 5
311
Section 6
325
Section 7
329
Section 8
379
Section 9
381

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About the author (1998)

Burgess is a tenured associate professor of foreign languages and literatures, classics, at Whitman College. He received both his Ph.D. in Greek and M.A. in Latin from Bryn Mawr College.

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